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Full Title: Impoliteness and Interaction

Short Title: Impolin2
Location: Bydgoszcz, woj. kujawsko-pomorskie, Poland
Start Date: 26-Jun-2014 - 27-Jun-2014
Contact: Tomasz Łakomski
Meeting Email: click here to access email
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Meeting Description: Following the first edition of the conference (, the aim of the second edition this year is to provide an interdisciplinary platform for discussion over linguistic and nonlinguistic impolite and polite behaviour across languages and cultures. The focus of the conference will be pragmatic and sociolinguistic aspects of im/polite behaviour analysed both in terms of verbal and nonverbal communication, however we also welcome presentations across a wide variety of topics stemming from neighbouring fields of research, such as social studies, political studies, psychology, intercultural communication, media studies, etc. Talks will be scheduled for 20 minutes, with 10 minutes afterwards for discussion and questions. Presentations may be empirical or theoretical.

Keynote Speakers:

Derek Bousfield -Manchester Metropolitan University
Marta Dynel - University of Lodz
Dániel Kádár - Huddersfield University


Kazimierz Wielki University,
Bydgoszcz, Poland
website (In preparation), please consult our Impolin1 website at:
Linguistic Subfield: Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics
LL Issue: 25.1195

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